Introduction. Watching media coverage and analysis of Labor’s defeat was very surprising for me. Similarly as Rudd’s speech it looks more like celebrating victory than admission of a defeat. No grace at all. ABC, for instance, interviewed many Labor representatives, as if Labor’s defeat was more important for Australia’s future than the new era under the Coalition. It was hard to believe so much arrogance and self delusion. So I decided to offer my own analysis. The main theme was: Labor was a good government and only disunity was the cause of the election loss. Full article.